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Aug 28

Aggieville Zoning

Posted to How Do UDO by Ben Chmiel

Zoning determines what can be built in Aggieville; what kinds of uses, businesses, and buildings, how tall those buildings are and what they might look like. Aggieville's zoning (Currently the C-3 district) was last updated in Spring 2017 after the adoption of the Aggieville Community Vision (ACV) plan. Those updates restricted automobile-oriented uses and limited on-site parking. Through the UDO process, the City will be adapting and updating Aggieville's zoning (soon to be called the C-A district) and initiating the next round of changes for Aggieville zoning, as described in the ACV plan. Changes will include targeted building height increases, building design, setbacks and parking requirements. Check out this video describing the proposed changes in more detail and how they relate to the plan...
Oct 05

News Release: Veterinary Clinics in Manhattan now selling pet licenses

Posted to MHK Flood 2018 Updates by Vivienne Uccello

Several local veterinarians have partnered with the City of Manhattan to offer one-stop shopping for rabies vaccinations and pet licensing. The City Commission recently adopted an ordinance that will allow veterinarians to sell licenses at their clinic and send that information back to the City.

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Apr 22

City to Launch Street Improvement Demo as part of the Bike/Ped Systems Plan

Posted to News by Vivienne Uccello

(MANHATTAN, KS - April 22, 2019) The City of Manhattan Community Development Department and the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) are set to launch several short-term, low-cost, and active transportation demonstration projects, the first of which will be deployed at the intersection of North Manhattan Avenue and Fremont Street from Tuesday, April 23 through Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

The demonstration project will test potential street improvements intended to increase safety and enhance the community through the implementation of temporary curb extensions and temporary painted crosswalk stripes.

The City, in partnership with the MPO, is developing a new Bicycle & Pedestrian Systems Plan which will provide a 20-year vision to expand and enhance the community’s biking and walking infrastructure. The demonstration projects are created to engage the public during the development of this transportation plan. Funding for the materials for the temporary demonstrations is provided through KDOT’s Consolidated Planning Grant and America Walks grants.

For questions regarding the demonstration project, please contact John Adam, Senior Planner, john.adam@cityofmhk.com. For more information about the Systems Plan, please visit www.bikemanhattan.com.